Science Fair Project Help

Ideas and Tips for Winning Projects

A boy holding a rocket trophy standing in front of the class, with an adult, winning a trophy at the Green Science Fair.
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Science fair projects are a great way to learn about the scientific method, experimentation, and science concepts. However, it can be difficult to know where to start when you need a project idea. Sometimes you already have a great idea but have problems with the project or questions about the report, judging, display, or presentation. Here are some resources to give you the help you need.

Find a Project Idea

How to Find an Original Science Fair Project Idea
Acids, Bases & pH Project Ideas
Archaeology Science Fair Project Ideas
Astronomy Project Ideas
Biology Science Fair Project Ideas
Chemistry How-To Guide
Chemistry Science Project Ideas
Crystal Science Project Ideas
Designing a Winning Project
Easy Science Fair Project Ideas
Dry Ice Science Fair Project Ideas
Engineering Science Fair Project Ideas
Fire, Candles & Combusion Project Ideas
Finding a Science Fair Project Topic
Green Chemistry Project Ideas
Home Product Testing Projects
Food & Cooking Chemistry Project Ideas
Physics Project Ideas
Plant & Soil Chemistry Project Ideas
Plastics & Polymers Project Ideas
Pollution Science Fair Project Ideas
Salt & Sugar Project Ideas
Sports Science Fair Project Ideas

Project Ideas by Grade Level

Quick Look at Projects by Educational Level
Elementary School Projects
Elementary School - Physical Science Project Ideas
Middle School Projects
High School Projects
College Projects
10th Grade Science Fair Projects
9th Grade Science Fair Projects
8th Grade Science Fair Projects
7th Grade Science Fair Projects
6th Grade Science Fair Projects
5th Grade Science Fair Projects
4th Grade Science Fair Projects
3rd Grade Science Fair Projects
1st Grade Science Fair Projects
Kindergarten Science Fair Projects
Preschool Science Fair Projects

Getting Started with your Project

What Is a Science Fair Project?
Doing Your Science Fair Project
Science Project Safety and Ethics Guidelines

Sample Experiments

Acid Rain Project
Body Temperature Experiment
Bubble Life & Temperature
Caffeine and Typing Speed
Carbon Monoxide Experiment
Earthquake Projects
Effects of Acids & Bases on Apple Browning
Head Lice Projects
Make Liquid Magnets
Snow Projects

Presentations & Displays

Sample Science Fair Poster
How to Do a Bibliography for a Science Fair Project
Making a Science Fair Project Display
Writing a Science Project Report

More Help

Why Do a Science Fair Project?
The Five Types of Science Projects
The Scientific Method

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